The following guide provides you with instructions and steps on how to reduce data usage on both WhatsApp and Instagram. Both apps are popular messaging application.
Created for Android devices, you can use this guide if you run WhatsApp and Instagram on another mobile operating system as well.
Note: Applications that you run regularly on your mobile devices can use a considerable amount of data when they are running.
Many apps continue to run in the background once they have been started on a device. This is certainly true for most messaging applications, as they check regularly for new messages and other content to notify you the moment it is detected.